Study Confirms that the Origin of Autism is Likely Genetic

2020-01-14T09:08:26-05:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

by Bill Ahearn, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA Director of Research, NECC Despite the ardent beliefs of many people that autism has a solely environmental cause such as vaccines, it has long been known that there is strong scientific evidence that autism has genetic origins. Early studies of twins suggested this may be the case and, more

The New England Center for Children Raises Record $1 Million at 2019 Children of Promise Gala

2019-11-18T16:25:16-05:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Record Fundraising to Benefit Children with Autism and their Teachers Southborough, Mass. – Nov. 19, 2019 - The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today that its 2019 Children of Promise Gala achieved unprecedented fundraising results, raising over $1 million